I deleted myself
So we arrive at a time when four paragraphs is too long for someone to read.tl;dr
Here's another fun fact. I've paid about 10% in state and federal taxes for 20 years straight. that amounts to about $45,000.
There are concepts, including ones like economics, politics, and almost anything involving human beings, that are complicated enough that entire books cannot contain a full perspective or examination of the relevant dynamics, much less four paragraphs.
What a world of knowledge is lost to someone who finds four paragraphs too long to read. In my time, young schoolchildren could so as much in a single exercise.
Yes, many people pay taxes, it's part of contributing to projects that make modern life possible. The present system is severely corrupt and mismanaged, but taxes themselves are not unreasonable, and usually don't warrant angry martyrdom, especially if the taxes in question go to feed people including children.